How to Download Music from Tumblr


Though there are many Tumblr Music Widgets outthere that allow you to create a playlist and put it in your Tumblelog, sometimes you find individual tracks in a music post that you want to keep to listen to it later.  This tutorial tells you how to download music from Tumblr for free, and it only applies to tracks, songs and mp3s uploaded using Tumblr music player, also you must have the latest Firefox or Chrome version installed.

How to Download Music from Tumblr for Free with Firefox.

  1. Download the greasemonkey add-on here.   This addon allows you install scripts to add stuff to web pages. After you install it, restart Firefox.
  2. Now in order to get the full Tumblr songs, you need to download the script Tumtaster.  Restart Firefox after that.
  3. Tumtaster basically creates download links below each Tumblr music track so you can save them to your PC. (Check picture below)

How to Download Music from Tumblr

How to Download Music from Tumblr for Free with Chrome.

  1. Download ChromeTaster, which comes from the same creator of  Tumtaster, install it and restart Chrome.  This plugin in particular allows you to create playlists from Tumblr music as well.




You can also download Tumblr Videos with a different Firefox Addon.


22 Responses to "How to Download Music from Tumblr"

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  1. Anna

    February 20, 2011 at 5:16 am

    I installed this on my Firefox and after everything, I did see the download link but when I clicked on it, it didn’t download the song but just opened the mp3 as a quicktime player file on Firefox itself (I don’t know how else to describe it, sorry). Is there another step from there or did I do something wrong?

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  2. Lee

    March 9, 2011 at 6:52 am

    I have a question, I added tumtaster for greasemonkey and then I clicked the “click to download” button and a paged loaded with a quicktime player playing the song. However, I have no idea how to save it to my itunes or computer music files, help?

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  3. gabi

    March 17, 2011 at 11:36 pm

    im using the firefox download and it seems to be working good so far, but after the white page pops up playing the song i cant locate where the actual music file is in my computer
    help?

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  4. Jasmine

    March 22, 2011 at 3:06 pm

    How do you save it to your computer though? it only saves it to the chromeTaster

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  5. jorlyn

    May 21, 2011 at 11:10 am

    every time i install tumtaster, the script doesn’t install and it appears like an html. i think the problem is because i just updated my firefox to firefox 4 and it can’t install tumtaster.

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  6. Sandra

    May 27, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    daaaamn TUMTASTER only WOKS on googlechrome =(( sooo sad

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  7. Jem

    June 30, 2011 at 9:30 am

    *Ignore the link, it has expired. I just get a little QuickTime plugin that still wont let my download.

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  8. katelyn

    July 31, 2011 at 10:19 pm

    so, hi. i downloaded that chrome taster or whatever thing, but i can’t actually download the song…?

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  9. nina

    November 29, 2011 at 4:05 pm
  10. Honora

    December 3, 2011 at 2:43 am

    Help! I really need help for my blog. Please help me, the question is……

    1) How to put music on blog? Like when someone goes in they can hear the song imdeietly ?
    2) how to create theme? Like you want to put photo?

    Please tell me in an easy way, I am just 10 year old :)
    Thanks a lot!

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  11. juliet

    December 5, 2011 at 1:39 am

    The link for Chrome is broken

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  12. Molly

    December 20, 2011 at 6:30 pm

    The link for the Chrome extension is dead!

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  13. Abigail

    December 26, 2011 at 4:31 am

    Hi. I can’t seem to get Chrome Taster. Is there another way to do it? Please message me back telling me step by step on doing it. Please and Thank you

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  14. Abigail

    December 26, 2011 at 4:32 am

    Chrome Taster doesn’t work

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  15. Cindy

    February 25, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    Is there an alternate plugin I can install because the ChromeTaster link isn’t working anymore.

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  16. Myst

    March 24, 2012 at 8:50 am

    I can’t seem to download ChromeTaster via Chrome’s extension’s page…
    Says it may have been removed by author.

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  17. Lily Chen

    July 1, 2012 at 8:08 am

    How to download tumblr audio?
    Are you looking for a software to download tumblr audio for? GetFLV could be a perfect solution for you.
    Go to the following URL and download your tumblr audiofor now!!
    http://www.get-flv.net/tumblr-downloader/index.htm

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  18. Aney

    July 30, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    i lost all my tumblr music because i changed my blog theme

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  19. Jess

    October 4, 2012 at 8:56 pm

    There is no “ChromeTaster” anymore, instead it’s called “TumTaster”

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  20. Possibly

    October 26, 2012 at 7:06 am

    This just opens the music into another window for me with just a play bar, no way to right click and save it.

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  21. Lindy

    November 3, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    but when I try to put it into itunes it says its not the right format.. can you help??

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  22. me

    April 14, 2013 at 12:08 am

    I have safari, how can i do it on safari? (( if u wanna help me contact me through my tumblr :) )))

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